Alan Lerner is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in New Jersey. With over 13 years of experience working in Bergen County's Department of Human Services as a clinical director, supervisor, and clinician, and over ten years working in private practice, he has the experience and the knowledge to help many individuals seeking psychotherapy. Alan works with adults, adolescents, couples, and families. His clients have struggled with depression, anxiety, anger, grief/loss, trauma, and relationship issues.
Alan's strengths are to listen, to understand the present challenges, and to collaborate with you on identifying and implementing healthy changes. He's helped many individuals feel better about themselves, heal, and live more satisfying lives.
Alan is trained in EMDR, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, which is highly effective for trauma and PTSD.
Alan's office is located in Englewood, NJ. It is easily accessible with ample parking.
Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Anger - Addressing sudden outbursts of anger or sustained resentment; developing healthy anger expression and outlets
Grief - Emotionally preparing for the anticipated passing of a loved one; managing feelings and reactions to a death or loss of significance; support during the process of healing and acceptance
Relationships - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating
Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse
This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:
Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.
Private Practice, 2009 - Present
Bergen County Alternatives to Domestic Violence, 2015 - 2020
Bergen County Division of Family Guidance, 2006 - 2015
New York University, MSW, 2006
Northwestern University, BA